LOCATION - Middlebrook is set just outside the picturesque north Herefordshire Medival Village of Pembridge. The village itself, voted RHS Village of the Year in 2013 with it's Historic Market Square and Church, has an unrivalled range of village amenities including two Public Houses, a further Restaurant, Shop and Tea Room, highly sought after Primary School rated outstanding by OFSTED, a Village Hall, Farm Shop and thriving local community. The towns of Leominster, Ludlow and Kington are all easily to hand, with the larger Cathedral City of Hereford a little further to the south.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION - This delightful detached Grade II Listed cottage is set in a lovely rural position, approached via its own private gated driveway providing ample off road parking. A recessed porch frames the front door with stone flagged and cobbled floor which in turn opens through to the reception hallway with doors leading off to the two ground floor reception rooms. The living room is a good sized room with a wealth of exposed timbers with duel aspect and forming a feature to the room is a recently installed wood burning stove set to a recessed fireplace with raised hearth and heavy wooden lintel above. There is attractive sold wood flooring that continues through to the dining room which has exposed timber features, duel aspect and provides ample space for a large family dining table.
Leading off the dining room a doorway leads through to the kitchen/utility room with a range of matching base and wall cupboards, with ample work surfaces, inset sink and electric hob with oven and grill below and extractor hood set above. There is a window to the sink overlooking the rear gardens with a door giving access to the same with wood flooring and a separate useful utility area with space and plumbing for washing machine. There is a rear hallway with doors from the kitchen and living room with a useful under stairs cupboard, door giving access to the garden to the rear and a further door leading to the ground floor bathroom. This comprises a modern suite of panelled bath, low flush wc and hand wash basin.
The first floor accommodation is access from a staircase leading up from the reception hallway to the first floor landing with doors off to all rooms. The master bedroom is a good sized double with a window to the front elevation and benefits from an en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2 is also a comfortable double bedroom with windows to the side elevation with a further third single bedroom. There is an additional dressing room/box room which houses the airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and could offer the potential space for a first floor bathroom as is located directly above the ground floor bathroom.
- Outside the property is set in just under half an acre of mature gardens and grounds, approached by a gated access which provides ample driveway parking with an attractive stone wall to the one side. Leading around to the rear of the cottage is a large patio providing a pleasant outside seating/dining area with the garden then laid principally to lawn with an additional garden area currently fenced off and housing the private drainage system. The plot then opens out to the side where there is a large lawned garden area with a range of mature trees with outlooks onto the neighbouring farmland.
The property has a wealth of character and charm and would benefit from further updating to create a lovely family home and has the space and potential to extend subject to the appropriate listed planning permissions.
SERVICES - Mains Electricity & Water. Private Drainage
Oil Fired Centrally Heated
Telephone (Subject to B.T. Regulations)
OUTGOINGS - Council Tax Band - D
LOCAL AUTHORITY - Herefordshire Council. Telephone 01432 260000
VIEWINGS - Strictly by prior appointment through the Agents, Jackson Property. Telephone 01568 610600.
Jackson Property (Leominster) - for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars.
The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.
DIRECTIONS - From Leominster proceed into the middle of Pembridge Village, turning right down Bridge Street opposite the Village Stores. Carry on over the river bridge and continue out of the village where the property can be found on your right hand side as indicated by the agents 'For Sale' board.
ROOM MEASUREMENTS - GROUND FLOOR
LIVING ROOM - 14'7 x 12'9 (4.45m x 3.89m)
DINING ROOM - 14'1 x 12'11 (4.29m x 3.94m)
KITCHEN/UTILITY- 14'3 x 12'1 (4.34m x 3.68m)
BATHROOM - 8'0 x 6'8 (2.44m x 2.03m)
MASTER BEDROOM - 13'6 x 13'3 (4.11m x 4.04m)
BEDROOM 2 - 13'0 x 9'5 (3.96m x 2.87m)
BEDROOM 3 - 9'11 x 8'10 max (3.02m x 2.69m)
DRESSING ROOM/BOX ROOM - 9'10 x 4'6 (3.00m x 1.37m)
Based on a sale price of £315,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:
Last updated: The calculators have been updated following the introduction of a stamp duty holiday until 31st March 2021.
* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.